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Men and Cosmetic Procedures: The Brotox Trend

   It is a well-known fact that Botox injections have taken the aesthetic industry by storm. In 2014 alone, more than 6.6 million patients invested in Botox treatments, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. What you may not know is that more than 410,000 of those treatments were requested by male patients. The…

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Dermacare’s Ultimate Guide to Wrinkle Relaxers

Part One: Introduction In 2019, more than 5 million wrinkle relaxer injections were performed, making it the single most performed cosmetic procedure of the year.[1] This number includes injections from a variety of neuromodulator brands like Botox, Dysport, Xeomin and Jeuveau. Despite a worldwide pandemic that shut down countless industries, wrinkle relaxers held firm in…

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10 Reasons Why truSculpt Flex Could Be Perfect for You

For a long time, surgery was the only way to get results if you wanted muscle and skin tone improvement. But that isn’t the case anymore. Now, you can choose a less invasive treatment like truSculpt flex. This revolutionary muscle-sculpting procedure can provide you with noticeable improvements without the pain, downtime and investment of surgery.…

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Can Botox Lift My Eyelids?

When your eyelids droop and sag, it can be a cosmetic problem. Sagging eyelids can potentially make someone look older and more tired than they actually feel and look. Additionally, when the eyelids droop, they can give rise to medical concerns, as the eyelids could disrupt your vision. While you may have heard that a…

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Lasers vs. Injectables: What’s Better For Around Your Eyes?

Aging skin can be a nuisance to your overall appearance. When lines and wrinkles start to appear, you may try out a handful of “guaranteed to work” lotions and serums, only to be let down by their less-than-stellar results. Your face is something you show to the world every day, so if you’re unhappy with…

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Liquid Facelift: The Nonsurgical Solution to Sagging Skin

Don’t let wrinkles and fine lines drain the life from your smiling face. Aging is inevitable, but it doesn’t have to mean dreading your own appearance. While there are hundreds of creams and masks on the market that claim to tighten up loose collagen and elastin, the sad truth is that most don’t provide your…

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Pelleve and Botox: A Good Combination?

When looking for a way to reverse time on your appearance, you have plenty of good options today. At Dermacare Laser & Skin Care Clinics, we offer a variety of choices to firm up loose skin and smooth away telltale signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles. With many treatments available, it can be…

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What is a Liquid Facelift?

Looking for a way to regain your youthful appearance without surgery? The team at Dermacare Laser & Skin Care Clinics has the perfect solution for you. A liquid facelift is a non-surgical, minimally-invasive method of smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles and restoring fullness to the midface and under the eyes. With a variety of…

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Juvederm vs. Other Injections

When it comes to injectable cosmetic treatments, you have plenty of choices today. These procedures are fast, relatively painless and can offer dramatic results. However, the multitude of choices can also make it difficult for you to know which injectable formulation will provide you with the best results. For many patients, Juvederm is the injectable…

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Choosing A Clinic for Your Injectable Treatments

Injectable treatments have become some of the most popular and most-performed cosmetic procedures today. Their popularity has also increased the number of providers offering the treatments, from dentists to general practitioners. The huge selection of providers can make it difficult for you to know how to choose the right doctor and clinic for your specific…

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Say Goodbye to Tired Eyes

The eyes are often among the first areas to show the signs of aging. Puffiness and dark circles can plague the lower lid area, making you look like you are perpetually tired. Fine lines can also appear around the outer corners of the eyes as well as underneath, which seem to be that much more…

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Designing Your Non-Surgical Facelift

In the past, achieving a more youthful look usually meant surgery, complete with anesthesia, incisions and a lengthy recovery period. Today, we can turn back the clock with minimal disruption to your daily life, thanks to a procedure known as a non-surgical facelift. This procedure is actually a combination of a few of our minimally-invasive…

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Can I Get Botox in My 20s?

Botox has grown in popularity over the years to become the go-to wrinkle treatment for men and women of all ages. In fact, some patients are coming in for their first (or second, or third) Botox injection as early as their 20s. Do 20-somethings benefit from early Botox treatments? For some concerned about the early…


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Facial Fillers get High Ratings, Study Finds

Juvederm Voluma has become a popular option for restoring volume to areas of the face like the cheeks and jawline. Now, a study has found that the formulation offers very satisfying results to most of the patients treated with the injectable procedure. The study specifically looked at patients with moderate to severe signs of aging…


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Half of All Consumers Seeking Cosmetic Procedures, Study Shows

A new study has found that popularity of cosmetic procedures is on a definitive rise, with as many as half of all consumers considering a cosmetic procedure in 2015. Data came from the 2015 ASDS Consumer Survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. The primary aesthetic goals of consumers included a desire to turn…

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Dermacare Botox Special

Botox rebates are now available!   We have 30, $50 rebates from Allergan.  If you are a “Brilliant Distinctions Member” this will instantly be applied at the time of purchase. Everyone else will receive their rebate in the mail. Current  Botox price of $11/unit.  Call or email now to take advantage of this offer.    

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Is There a Secret Botox Society?

Botox has become the go-to anti-aging treatment for both men and women, but not everyone is willing to come clean about their injections. In fact, a recent article in Cosmopolitan explored the issue of secret Botox treatments in some depth, interviewing women that not only kept injections secret from their friends, but their significant others…

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Smooooottthhhh Skin

We like it. We like the feel when we wash our face. We like the feel when someone else touches our face. We like how it looks. With it, we look healthier, more vibrant and more energetic. Yet it can seem so elusive. Don’t despair, we are actually starting to get a good understanding of…

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Instant Collagen

Radiesse is one of our options for “volumizing” the face and the hands.  As many of us are aware, over time we lose the fullness in our cheeks, lips, and virtually all parts of the face.  As a result, we start looking tired, sad and saggy.  The same process is occurring in the hands and…

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How to Glow

On a recent vacation, I had the opportunity to do some people watching. Being in the cosmetic field, I spent that time looking at a lot of faces.  There were many women between the ages of 30 and 80; some were pretty and some, not so much.  (Of course, all of this “research” had to…

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Get The Lift

Get The Lift The most exciting development in cosmetic medicine in the last couple of years is the improvement in our understanding of what causes the sagging face. This has come about largely as a result of the development of several new options for treatment. When the surgical “face lift” was the only treatment option the…

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Combination Treatments

Sometimes a skin consultation can be an overwhelming process, especially if it’s your first exposure to current medical skin care. There are so many options and choices available. What do I do first? Can the treatments be done at the same time? How will the treatments and products interact? Which one is best? Then you…

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Dr. Birchall’s Skin Maintenance Plan

It is a truism of life that if things are not maintained, they break down. If you own a house or a car, or are in a successful relationship, you know this is true. Our skin is no different. Without the investment of time, effort and money, the effects of age, genetics and the environment…

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Solutions For Making Your Eyes Shine

One of the biggest areas of concern when clients come in for a consultation is the eye area. There are a couple of reasons for this. First of all, we all find big, beautiful eyes appealing. Recently, I was looking at a picture of the three Kardashian sisters and tried to decide what made Kim…

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Amazing Collagen

What is all the fuss about collagen? Since most of you have had a consult at our office, you know we like to talk about collagen stimulation…a lot. The reason for this, the amount of collagen and health of the collagen in the skin makes a huge difference in what our skin looks like. Show…

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A Botox Date

Who would have predicted it, a Botox date? In the last month I have had several couples come into the office to get Botox together. There was a little more laughter that the usual Botox appointment. Combine it with lunch and no kids. Maybe these couples are on to something?

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3 Quick Beauty Treatments for the Holidays

With the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years coming there will be lots of parties, visitors and pictures being taken.  I am often asked what can we do to get quick results, so we look, and feel our best for this holiday season.   The answer is easy: Microdermabrasions, Juvederm, and Botox.  Lasers are the most effective…

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Another Happy Dermacare Client

We are always thrilled to hear about happy clients.   The biggest compliment we can receive is you honoring us with a referral or repeat business.  See the e-mail below. “Just wanted to let you know that I am happy with my Botox and Juvederm results. I have an upcoming appointment  for a check up, and also…

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To Botox or Not to Botox?

At Dermacare, sometimes clients struggle with what it means to “age gracefully”.  They ask themselves: should I get a Fraxel, Botox, or just accept the changes in my face and “age gracefully”?   These questions have made me wonder what does it mean to age gracefully?  Maybe getting treatments is aging gracefully.   Aging gracefully will mean…

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I Want to Look Happy, Not Angry

The three best tools for creating a happy, approachable expression… As a child I always remember being afraid of my Great Uncle Joe. I don’t remember anything in particular that he did or said that frightened me, he was just one of those gruff, no-nonsense farmers that always seemed to be angry. I was glad…